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Feb 9, 2013 8:00am EST
big issue here, which the city of providence, the state of rhode island is trying to deal with this morning. that is massive power outages, wet, thick snow falling on trees, on power lines. it means about nearly 200,000 homes here in rhode island are without power. that is what they're dealing with at this hour. some good news, some of those bridges out to places like newport, rhode island, have reopened. they closed late last night because of these sustained 58-mile-per-hour wind gusts we were getting. those have reopened. i-95, that huge interstate through massachusetts, connecticut, rhode island still closed, though. roads here in providence closed a's well since 5:00 eastern right now. illegal to be out driving on them. stay home. even though it looks better, stay home. we had a chance last night to hang out with this guy, let's bring him into the picture, colonel pete gaynor, who heads emergency transportation. snow plows, gps tracking their every move. you were up all night. give us a sense of the situation now here in providence and broader rohode island. where does it stand?
Feb 10, 2013 5:00am PST
, the location of the place -- the -- the national city, suggests that dorner likes to go in and through the san diego area and has some sort of ties there. we now he tried to commandeer a boat in that area. >> it's interesting. it seems he has said in his manifesto, he's going to be off the grid basically. but there are sightings of him, and he seems to be leaving a trail, whether that's a trail to throw police off or not, they are searching very aggressively in the area where you are at. >> well, absolutely, because, again, that's his last known whereabouts. the last everyone has seen of him. he did go off the grid. has been off the grid four days. this has been absolutely no sign of this deadly fugitive. and we should note, police are saying we are going to get our man. let's listen to the assistant chief with the riverside police. >> okay. we're going to come back to that sound bite in just a little while, paul. i do want to say, that this is just a frightening situation for the police and clearly they have the grammys coming up tonight, a big concern that something could happen then
Feb 2, 2013 7:00am PST
walk in, it's covered with proclamation, larry king day, keys to every city in the country. you know, like all over his apartment. >> wow! >> that was sexy. so we sat there, and what can i say -- he lunged. i said, you're such an interesting, nice man. i would like to meet someone a little closer to my age. >> he lunged. wow. larry said nothing happened between the two when asked about the date a few years ago. >>> taking the field in the nfl can be a dream come true for young players. life after football can be an unexpected challenge, especially for guys who put their bodies through years of abuse. cnn chief medical correspondent, sanjay gupta, caught up with a retired nfl cornerback who is helping other former players adjust to life after the game. >> reporter: lamar campbell has achieved what many young men only dream of. after four years starting for the university of wisconsin, he made it to the pros. injuries ended his nfl career, but campbell successfully found a new life after the game as a real estate broker. >> welcome back to "life after the game." >> reporter: and radio
Feb 23, 2013 10:00am EST
city of the fameows and those who would be famous, the seal is hotel is best known -- cecil hotel is best known for its infamy. sits in los angeles, a stone's throw from skid row. the neighborhood around the cecil has changed over the decades. but despite the city's best efforts to gentrify it, it remains a symbol of the area's dark past. >> thank you for calling the european-style cecil hotel. the best affordable hotel in downtown los angeles. >> reporter: calling itself the premier choice of affordable downtown los angeles hotels, the cecil attracts mostly low-income residents. in the '50s and '60s, it was known as a place where those at the end of their rope would end their life. in 1985, it was the choice hideout for serial killer richard ramirez, convicted of killing at least 13 people throughout los angeles. ramirez reportedly lived at the hotel for months. an austrian serial killer also found comfort at the cecil. jack underweeker may have killed prostitute victims there. it's even rumored that the actress known as black dahlia hung out in the hotel before her brutal murder in
Feb 9, 2013 7:30am EST
downtown providence in front of city hall that is actually still complete lly desolate. the power outages, not only in providence, but the entire state, nearly 200,000 homes without power, but 20% of the population of the entire state that has been hit, no power, no heat, major concern. no reading yet from the power company on how long it's going to take to get those power lines back up. what happened here is that wet, thick snow that we had all night because the temperatures are a bit warmer, that weighed on the power lines, trees that fell on power lines and this is the problem. staying off the roads because they need to be cleared so that the power company can get to where they need to address the issue. but overall here in providence, things are looking up, in rhode island, they have opened up some of those big bridges out to newport closed overnight because of that gusting wind. so things are getting progressively better here by the hour. let's go to mary snow, she's in staten island where things are subsided a lot in the past few hours, mary. >> yeah. certainly has, poppy. t
Feb 16, 2013 5:00am PST
the blood tests. change your number. turn it up. androgel 1.62%. >>> when traveling to other cities and countries, the best way to get a taste for the place is through the local food, of course. cnn has teamed up with travel & leisure magazine to create 100 places to eat like a local. in jaffa, israel, with a sample. >> reporter: if you want to eat like a local, you have to come and visit this restaurant. it's called old man and the sea. here is what i absolutely love about this place. you see all that? as soon as you come in, you don't have to wait a second. and if you want a quick lunch, zada here, who is always around, will bring you this amazing plate of salad. >> how are you? >> i'm fine, thank you. >> one person. and you're going to give me all this? >> all this for one person. >> we better make it for two or three. why not? how many different salads? >> 24. >> 24? >> yep. >> incredible. 24 salads and bread. believe me, this is just the beginning. so the restaurant has been around since 1999. they open at 11:00 and they close somewhere around midnight, sometimes 1:00 am, becau
Feb 24, 2013 5:00am PST
at st. peter's square in vatican city. how did people react to the pope's final prayer today? >> reporter: many of them were visibly moved, susan. we spoke to one 30-year-old priest from texas who said he had five years ago joined the priesthood inspired by pope benedict and that he was, indeed, saddened by it. many people expecting -- expressing a certain amount respect for the pope for making a decision that certainly shocked many people. he is, after all, the first pope to actually resign from the papecy in almost 600 years. many see him as a man who tried to bring the church forward, who tried to achieve some sort of reform within the church. didn't necessarily succeed, but he tried his hardest. susan? >> ben, do we know anything more about the alleged scandal being talked about? >> reporter: yes. i had the opportunity to speak to the two journalists who did these investigative reports that appeared in a rome daily and a weekly news magazine here. what they're sort of pointing to is in addition to the fact that there is a network -- or appears to be a network, akoring to
Feb 23, 2013 4:30am PST
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Feb 16, 2013 4:30am PST
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Feb 9, 2013 10:00am EST
blizzard is smacking the northeast with hurricane-force winds. bury something cities in more than two feet of snow. >>> on the west coast, the manhunt underway for a suspected cop killer in southern california. police say christopher dorner is armed and dangerous. >>> then in chicago, there is the memorial for an honors student by the name of hadiya pendleton. she was gunned down there just a week after performing at president obama's inauguration. >>> first, to that blizzard. cnn crews covering the story from about every angle you can imagine. some have been knee deep in the snow. some have actually been in the snow. our coverage spans atlanta to new york to rhode island. and that's where we begin this morning. poppy harlow is in downtown providence where it is a tad chilly. good morning. >> reporter: just a tad chilly. good morning you to, marty. good morning, everyone. thank you for joining us on this saturday morning. what was treacherous here in providence rhode island overnight has turned beautiful. a snowy white downtown providence. still pretty bare. a lot of people not yet co
Feb 2, 2013 7:30am EST
affect every aspect of our lives. and he really sees the world going from a village to a city to facebook. and i do think that he wants to impact everyone in the world's life. and he is doing that. he's actually a successful megalomaniac. >> yeah, he is in a big way. he has said he idolized steve jobs. is he in your opinion the next steve jobs? or do you think his legacy might eclipse that of his hero? >> i do think he will eclipse steve jobs. he's not as stylish in any way as steve jobs and i don't think you'll see him in a turtleneck. but i do think he is going to change the world in ways that steve jobs only sort of started to. facebook is in our phones, it's in everything we carry. it's in every moment of our lives now. and i think steve jobs was part way there, but i think facebook will keep going with that. so i do think him idolizing jobs is kind of a framework for where he's going to go. >> and when zuckerberg heard of your book, the accidental billionaires, you got a lot of pushback. in fact, the facebook crowd called you the jackie collins of silicon valley. do you thin
Feb 2, 2013 5:00am PST
head d.a. might get security in a big city, but the guys who are trying the cases don't unless there's a specific threat. now here, if this assistant d.a. was so worried about his safety that he's doing this, going out separate doors and being secretive and carrying a gun, i'm wondering why the office didn't know about it and why there wasn't extra security provided. but i'm sure we'll find out more facts that may explain this as this investigation continues. >> paul callan, nice to have you weighing in on both those stories. >> nice being with you. >> enjoy your saturday. >> you, too, randi. >> thank you. >>> in other crime this week, stories range from sex secrets to o.j. drama. here is your week of crime in 60 seconds. while a hearing on gun control was taking place on capitol hill, a shooting was unfolding in phoenix, arizona. police say arthur douglas harmon shot three people in an office building, one of them fatally. the suspect's body was found thursday and said he died from a self inflicted gun shot wound. >>> o.j. simpson in trouble again, freen prison. the former foo
Feb 3, 2013 5:00am PST
dangerous in the future. >> well, neighbors in midland city, alabama no longer have to wonder if jimmy lee dikes will be dangerous, he's the man who snatched a 5-year-old boy off a school bus and is holding him in his underground bunker. it is now day six of his standoff with police. victor is live in the city. what are you hearing this hour from police. >> fbi agent tells us the line of communication is open from jimmy lee dikes and they communicate with him whenever he wants to. they also tell us they are grateful they have been allowed to pass on what they call comfort items, potato chips, the medicine that's needed. we're told this 5-year-old boy ethan has adhd and asperger's. coloring books to keep him serious. he made a point of taking care of our boy. we also note the parents of ethan are getting updates every hour on the hour from authorities. as it does every day when the sun comes up now day six of this standoff, the activity is picking up here. we're not showing the tactics live, or whatever is happening behind us on this property, because that's been requested by authoritie
Feb 16, 2013 7:00am PST
it go back into the city? there was hundreds of hours of overtime used by the los angeles police department. it's going to be a very expensive bill once that comes out. >> it wasn't from taxpayers. it was from donors. >> it was from donors and private groups. the caveat to this all, no arrests, no conviction. perhaps no money. there's one person that has says he believes he deserves the reward money and is willing to split it with a couple that was tied up where dorner was staying. we don't know now. there's no confirmation about where the money will go. >> i know two of the cops have young children. maybe it will go to the families. we shall see. nick valencia, thank you. appreciate it. >>> overseas now where the olympic hero known as "blade runner" is spending the weekend in jail until his bond hearing on tuesday. oscar pistorius is charged with killing his model girlfriend, reeva steenkamp, on valentine's day. despite her death, a reality tv show starring steher will air. >> i'm talking about mansions and models. seven celebrities and seven lucky winners will live your island
Feb 23, 2013 8:00am EST
dropped fewer than three inches on the city, nothing chicago can't handle. it was still the largest amount of snow this season. and enough to cause several accidents on several streets there and, of course, on the highways. now, chicago is not alone. look at this a multi-vehicle crash shut down part of interstate 80 in iowa. semi truck lost control, smashed into a cable barrier and then a charter bus smashed into the semi, slicing it in half. carrying the simpson college softball team. no one was hurt. one player tweeted an ainngel mt be watching over them. >>> people in this building thought it was an earthquake when sheets of snow is it started sliding off the roof. described it as the sound of a thund thunderous roar. wichita saw its second highest two-day snowfall total on record. >> is this what nupg can look forward to this weekend? karen mcginnis is tracking the storm for us. that could have been dangerous if someone had been walking on that street. >> that was from an ireporter, amanda slchlt aviana. she thought it was a hurricane at first. she hurried down and got the tail
Feb 17, 2013 5:00am PST
biggest cities. siemens. answers. >>> it is so good to share the morning with you. welcome back to cnn's "sunday morning." i'm christi paul in for randi kaye. bottom of the hour, hope sunday is okay for you so far. want to get caught up on what we're waving. in los angeles, people are showing support for cop killer christopher dorner. now, i want to clarify this for you because the group protested outside the l.a. police department yesterday and said while with a what dorner did was wrong by killing four people and injuring others, they do believe his claims of racism and unfair treatment by his former department, and the protesters say police corruption needs to be addressed. >> i think there are a lot of honest policemen out there trying to serve the people, but it is just atrocious what mr. dorner did, and we don't want it to happen again. >> dorner died from a single bullet wound to the head during a standoff last week. >>> an idaho man accused of slapping a fussy toddler and using a racial slur friday on a delta flight has been suspended from his job now. he's an executive with an a
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